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In our final Midweek Musings for 2022 we talk Rebellious Hope, personalised ketchup and Tom Cruise’s Christmas Cakes!

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  1. We’re going to be on TV!!! Proud as punch to share that we’re joining some fabulous festive crafters for this year’s Kirstie’s Handmade Christmas! Eeek! Tune in on Friday 16th December, 5pm, Channel 5 to find out what we and our wonderful fellow Christmas Hamper contestants made!
  2. And as if that wasn’t enough. We were thrilled to join Liz and Michelle on the sofa at Two Women Chatting for our very first podcast appearance! Talking Christmas money saving tips and older kids returning to the nest. Have a listen wherever you get your podcasts 🙂
  3. Whoop whoop! Introducing this year’s Jolly Festive Christmas Biscuit Box. Our pick of the cookie recipes, perfect for creating your very own tasty handmade gifts.

2022 Biscuit Box

Treat friends, family, co-workers and keyworkers with a delicious box of homemade cookies.  Click below for our 2022 pick of the bunch!

  1. Oh wow! Can’t believe we’ve only just discovered the personalised Heinz Christmas shop?!
  2. Aw yey, Spice Kitchen are the winners of this year’s Mature-preneur Award from Holly & Co! We couldn’t agree more that there beautiful spice boxes presented in sari wraps make amazing gifts! That’s why they are in this year’s Gift Guide For The Cooks
  3. So this one’s as divisive as Marmite! Ladbaby and Martin Lewis have joined forces to rework Christmas fundraising classic: Band Aid’s Do They Know It’s Christmas? Like it or loathe it, we’re all agreed the cause is a goodun! (Song’s out Friday, let us know what you think!)
  4. Have you seen this year’s Radio Times yet? Loving the vintage style from cover. Much as we adore the blue snowman/santa style covers of the last decade, this red and green design really caught our eye! We can’t get over the fact that the magazine’s been a Christmas feature for 99 years now!
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  1. OMG did you know that Tom Cruise sends Christmas cakes to his nearest and dearest each year?! Wow! We’ll leave aside the flavour choice for the moment (a point for future discussion). Now .. any idea how can we get on that list….?
  2. Have you seen the Rebellious Hope Christmas jumper? Doing Dame Deborah James proud!
  3. Have you entered the Great Festive Gift Guide Giveaway yet? We’ve joined forces with some of the UK’s top bloggers for a cracking Christmas competition. With over £800 worth of incredible prizes … you’ve got to be in it to win it …!

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